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“What the heck happened?”
Review of Rose and Crown

Rose and Crown
Ranked #24 of 89 Restaurants in Lewes
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“What the heck happened?”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

My husband took your daughter for dinner on 6/02/13 . we have had great meals there and our daughter was never there before. It was the worst meal ever! The service was terrible and the food was not edible and his two glasses of beer were only half way full....how cheap??? My husband had looked forward to the date all week and was so very disappointed as soon as they arrived and no one was there at 7pm. We would love to know what the heck has happened, Jay???? Our daughter has never been to Agave so, hands down, they will go there next time!!

Visited June 2013
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English first
Lewes, Delaware
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible food, Terrible service”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

Our first meal with by sister & her husband at Rose &Crown in Feb 2013 was good; our second meal with our son and his wife as Ok, but this Saturday night's meal with 3 of our friends was atrocious. I was shocked and embarrassed how far this new Jay Caputo restaurant had fallen in the short time that it has been opened in Hotel Rodney on 2nd St. The steak tartare was inedible and the sheperd's pie was terrible (it was confirmed by someone else who I spoke with this morn). To top it off, the wait service was incompetent. Our waiter forgot to bring us our ordered items a half dozen times. He did not ever write down our requests on other times and we had to remind him.

Today my wife and I were at the Picnic in the Lewes Park waterfront and observed from behind open tents the employers from Agave, Cafe Azafran and Rose & Crown. The Rose & Crown employers sat and constantly texted on their smart phone, and could not be bothered to wait on customers. While the Agave and Cafe Azafran employers were standing, attentive and helpful to customers tasting their dishes. We will never ever enter Rose & Crown again.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Peter S
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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice Pub with good beers”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Since other places in town had an hour wait. We opted for this pub. A bit worried that with no wait it would be bsd. Surprise it was good. Nice pub food selection, good portions, and reasonable price s for a tourist location. The service was excellent. Beers tasty and unusual.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Bksquared
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Zero Personality at at the Bar”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Food was excellent... New York Strip Steak cooked to perfection , loved the drucken clams .Ambience while somewhat noisy still provided absolute great atmosphere! A friendly bartender would have been a plus ,having said that I would definitely give Rose and Crown another shot . As alway's with Jay Caputo the food carry's the day.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Flick115
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Rose & crown”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We just ate at the Rose & Crown in Lewes, del. It was excellent. The menu is English style and has a great selection and the price and portion size is very reasonable. The presentation of the food was very good and the service was great.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank JAB819
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